Author Archives: Christie

Our winter harvest and Spring planning 

We enjoyed our haul for dinner last night – what satisfaction it is to be eating what we grew! And then it was into spring planning, I don’t know how you do it but I listed all the seeds I … Continue reading

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We have results!!

I’ve been keenly watching all the brassicas and peas I’ve planted in the garden this Autumn, especially after the crazy sun/rain/sun/rain we’ve been experiencing the last few weeks. I’m so happy to share these little beauties I uncovered this week. … Continue reading

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Pretty Purple Peas

I finally got out into the garden to list all the flowering plants I could find and record them in my new Garden Journal (can you believe there are 20 so far this month!)- and on Friday I was thrilled … Continue reading

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Herb Cottage delivery

Part two of my birthday present arrived today! I have had a shopping cart open on Mud Brick Cottage Herb Farm for at least a month and this week I finally hit Purchase. Bright and early this morning an express … Continue reading

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Winter jobs: Seed Catalogue

When it’s dark and blowing a gale outside I’m very happy to find an inside job to do.  At the start of the year I bought myself this nifty set of metal file drawers, in excellent working condition with a … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Furoshiki

So much has happened around here lately that I’ve had no time to tell you about it!  The weather is looking pretty bleak this week so hopefully it will keep me inside with the laptop. I just wanted to show … Continue reading

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My new Garden Journal

Imagine my surprise when only a week after I’d given mum her special Furoshiki wrapped birthday gift, the same bundle was returned to me! Although this time it held a very special folder Mum had put together for all my … Continue reading

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